HELLO and WELCOME to my place in Quezon City where almost everything you may need —while in Manila— is within your reach.
WHETHER you are planning to stay alone, or with your family or friends of 4 to 6 persons, my fully-furnished, secure, double-level, 2-bedroom and 2-bathroom flat is an ideal place for you.
•My condo consists of 2 floors, ideal for 4 guests and can accommodate up to 6 persons.
•Lower level: kitchen with dining and cooking utensils, living room with large wall mirror, toilet & bath, sofa with wood-marble center table, dining table, refrigerator with food, fruits and drinks, washing machine, cable TV with mini home theater, wall e-fan, split-type air-conditioning unit, landline telephone, 24/7 internet DSL with Wi-Fi router, steel safe with electronic password for your valuables
•Upper level: 2 rooms: masters' bedroom with toilet & bath, guest room, cabinets, and air-conditioning units, electric fans, flat-iron, ironing board •
Fully-furnished •1 queen-size bed (comfortably sleeps 2 persons)
•1 single bed with a pull-out bed (comfortably sleeps 2 persons)
•2 portable folding beds with foams (reserved for 2 extra guests after the 4th guest)
•24/7 Internet DSL connection, with router/WiFi, inside the unit (just bring a laptop please)
•Sets of Egyptian bath towels, face towels, hand towels, bath mats
•Sets of bedding: comforters, bed sheets, blankets, pillows
•Part of the new Victoria Towers condominium
•Approximately 42 square meters (total area for the lower and upper floors)
•Commercial, financial, business and dining establishments within the building
•Supermarket and 24-hour convenience store at the ground floor
•Near major shopping malls, schools, government offices, hospitals, and bus terminals
•Within the entertainment, business, wellness, food & beverage, and tourist belt area encompassing Tomas Morato Ave.-Timog Ave.-Quezon Ave.-Panay Ave.-EDSA
•Hot and cold showers •Air-conditioning units (two split-type and one window-type)
•3 reserved electric fans
•Flat iron and ironing board
•Kitchen utensils •Dining utensils
•Dining table •Washing machine
•LCD TV with mini home theater
•TV with local and international cable channels
•Land line telephone (free local calls)
•Gym (for a fee) and swimming pool (sometimes with fee) inside the building
•Car parking at the basement (for a fee)
•Area accessible by almost all means of transportation
•30-45 minutes from the international and domestic airports as well as international and domestic inter-island seaports
•24-hour security at the lobby and within the premises
•Fire safe: with automatic sprinkler system
•With cistern and water tank for continuous water supply
•Back-up power generator for common areas
FLAT IS PART OF THE NEW VICTORIA TOWERS
My condo unit is part of the 4,539 square meter prime property called Victoria Towers. The three-tower residential and commercial building is perched on the hilly corner (away from flood’s way) of Timog Avenue and Panay Avenue in Quezon City.
My unit is on the 16th floor of the 18-floor Tower A. LOBBY AND SECURITY Hotel-like check-in counters at the lobby of Victoria Towers control access to residential units. Professional staffs maintain round-the-clock security of the premises. You may be required to present your passport or valid ID when accessing the condo unit. Wanting to wait, meet or entertain your visitors and friends before accompanying them upstairs? Then indulge with your friends and visitors for a while, sit and chat at the cozy waiting area of the reception hall.
COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS INSIDE THE BUILDING
Commercial, dining and other business establishments are located in the basement, ground floor, mezzanine, first and second floors of the building. Practically, you are just one elevator ride to everything you need.
TWO BEDROOMS AND TWO BATHROOMS
On the upper floor, you will find two bedrooms: the masters’ bedroom and the guest room. Your living room and kitchen are on the lower level. There are two toilets and bathrooms: one upstairs and another one downstairs. The bathroom in the ground floor has cold and hot showers.
BEDS MATTRESSES and bedding are ready for your use. The masters’ bedroom has a queen size bed and a private toilet and bath. For additional sleeping space, the single bed in the guest room has a pull-out bed attached to it. •1 queen-size bed (comfortably sleeps 2 persons) •1 single bed with a pull-out bed (comfortably sleeps 2 persons)
BEDS FOR EXTRA GUESTS Extra guests (i.e., guest/s after the 4th person) may use the 2 folding beds reserved for them. The 2 stand-by folding beds with foams can be placed inside the masters’ bedroom. Alternatively, one folding bed can be placed in the living room on the first floor of the condo. A surcharge for each of the extra guests in excess of 4 persons shall be assessed. BEDDING,
LINENS AND TOWELS •Several sets of Egyptian bath towels, face towels, hand towels, bath mats •Several sets of bedding: comforters, bed sheets, blankets, pillows
BEDDING, linens and towels shall be set-up for you, one-time, before your check-in. Several sets of bedding and towels are provided for your use. Please take care for the laundry of the used towels and bedding (linens, pillow cases, towels, bed sheet, comforter, etc.,) so you may always have ready stock of clean bedding and towels.
LAUNDRY You may call any laundry services within the vicinity. Request them to collect from / deliver back to you at the condo’s doorsteps any item you may have for laundry. Just tell them the number of the condo unit and your telephone number. You will find the list of laundry services shops and their telephone numbers inside the flat. Please pay the laundry services fee directly to the laundry services representative who collects or delivers your laundry. Alternatively, should you wish to wash your clothes inside the condo, you may use the washing machine inside the bathroom.
HOUSEKEEPING AND CLEANING SERVICES At check-in, you will be provided with linens and bath towels. Your place will be turned-over to you clean and tidy as well. As you will be the homeowner of the condo during your stay, you will take care of the housekeeping and cleaning of your place. Alternatively, at your own expense, you may avail of housekeeping or cleaning services. My condo manager can help arrange for this service. If required, please coordinate with my condo manager at check-in or anytime during your stay.
AIR CONS AND E-FANS Besides the remote controlled split-type and window-type air-conditioned units, you’ll find three stand-by electric fans. FIRE SAFE Equipped with automatic sprinkler system and a stand-by fire extinguisher, the flat is strategically situated near the fire exit.
CENTRAL LOCATION: EASILY ACCESSIBLE The area where the condo is located is easily accessible from all directions and is bounded by major transit and transportation routes such as MRT 3, LRT 1, and LRT 3, taxis, buses, jeepneys, and motorcycles. 30 - 45 MINUTES FROM AIRPORTS AND SEAPORTS MY place is approximately 30 to 45 minutes from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA Terminal 1), Philippine Airlines' Centenial Terminal (NAIA Terminal 2), NAIA Terminal 3 for Cebu Pacific, AirPhilippines and PAL Express, and the Manila Domestic Passenger Terminal for ZestAir and South East Asian Airlines, as well as the Manila North and South Harbors (international and domestic inter-island seaports). The distance between my condo and Ninoy Aquino International Airport is more or less 15 kilometers or 91.3 miles.
CONDO IS WITHIN THE ENTERTAINMENT, WELLNESS, FOOD AND BEVERAGE ZONES •Tomas Morato and Timog Avenues: Popular food and beverage (F&B), wellness and entertainment areas where you can easily find known comedy bars, fine-dining restos, discotheques, karaoke joints, health spas, show clubs, and music lounges. •South Triangle: the area bounded by Quezon Avenue, Timog Avenue and EDSA hosts the corporate offices and main studios of giant media companies ABS-CBN Broadcast Center and GMA Network Center.
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE LIVING ROOM: CABLE CHANNELS Comfortably sit on the sofa in the living room and enjoy your favorite cable channels, music CDs and DVD movies on the new LCD TV with a mini home theater.
WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS AND TELEPHONE Bring your laptop and access the internet through the landline phone connection installed in the living room on the first floor of the condo. Good news! I have already acquired a router which will enable you to access the internet via a wireless connection. So you can connect to the internet even when you are upstairs, inside your bedroom or in the bathroom!
LIVING ROOM AND KITCHEN You will have a living room on the first floor of the unit. This living room integrates a kitchen, where electric cooking stoves, electric kettle, microwave oven, refrigerator and dining and cooking utensils are available for your free use.
RESTAURANTS INSIDE THE BUILDING Not in the good mood for cooking? No problem. Run to the elevator, press “G” and there you go at the ground floor, leading you right away to Mang Inasal, Starbucks, Bistro Bar, Siomao House, and other fast foods and restaurants within the building itself. Alternatively, take a leisure walk along Timog Avenue or in the neighboring Tomas Morato Avenue. Remember, you are in a central location in the metropolis. Be treated to an array of restaurants, fast food and fine-dining establishments. They are lined-up left and right, beckoning you to come inside and satiate your palate to your stomach’s content.
SUPERMARKET AND 24-HOUR CONVENIENCE STORE AT THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE BUILDING ARE you that type who used to crave for midnight snacks even after a full dinner? Then on your way up to the condo, pick up your fave snacks as “baon” at Robinsons Supermarket or at the 24-hour service Mini-Stop, both of which are located at the basement of Victoria Towers.
GYM A health and fitness buff? You may be delighted to know that the newest branch of Gold’s Gym in the area is inside Victoria Towers where the condo is. In fact, it is just an elevator ride to the 6th level of the building. You may avail of their fitness programs on a daily-, weekly- or monthly-fee basis.
SWIMMING POOL OVERLOOKING QUEZON CITY METROPOLIS Winding down after a hectic day? You may use the swimming pool at the 6th floor of the building. Splash on the pool’s water and refresh yourself. Or simply sit by the pool side and gaze upon the horizon as far as your eyes can see and have sweeping view of the Quezon City metropolis extending as far as EDSA, Quezon Avenue, Cubao and the Quezon City Memorial Circle. Subject to Building Administration rules, and as long as the swimming pool is available (that is, no scheduled functions taking place), you can use it until around 9:30 at night. Depending on the number of persons in your group and your time of use, your use of swimming pool may be free of charge or subject to surcharge or fee as determined by the Building Administration Office. Also, for a reasonable fee and subject to advance booking, you may use the swimming pool area for your private functions, such as weddings, birthday parties, and other events.
CAR PARKING Yes, you do not have to worry about your car. Secure pay parking spaces at the basement and 3rd floor of Victoria Towers are available. You can pay directly to the car park attendant for the hourly, daily, overnight or weekly parking fees.
BUILDING AMENITIES • Four floors of commercial and service facilities located at the Retail Arcade (called Shoppes@Victoria) of the 3 buildings of Victoria Towers • Back-up power generator for all common areas and allocated power for all units • Controlled access to residential areas • Security counter for 24-hour security check • Cistern and water tank for continuous water supply • Automatic sprinkler system with sufficient fire exits (the condo is strategically located near a fire exit) • Garbage chutes
WITHIN THR BUILDING (VICTORIA TOWERS) •24-hour convenience stores •Supermarkets/groceries •Drug stores •Clothes shops •Beauty salons •Fast-food outlets •Dental and eye clinics •Banks •Restaurants •Lotto outlet •Internet shop •Gym (Gold’s Gym) •Car parking slots (for a fee)
WITHIN THE VICINITY •Laundry shops (you can request them to pick up/deliver back your laundry) •Wensha Spa •Money Changers •SM North EDSA (mall) •Trinoma Mall •Gateway Mall •Ali Mall •Araneta Coliseum •ABS-CBN TV Station •GMA TV Station •Laffline (comedy bar) •Goethe Institute Art Gallery •Fiesta Carnival Complex •Museo ng Buhay Pilipino (Life of a Filipino Museum) •La Loma Cockpit •University of the Philippines •Ateneo de Manila University •Mirriam College •St. Mary’s College •Angelicum College •Trinity College •Cubao Central Terminal •Provincial Buses Terminals along EDSA (e.g., JAM, BLTB, VICTORY, DAGUPAN) •Children’s Hospital •National Kidney and Transplant Institute •Philippine Lung Center •V. Luna Hospital •National Census and Statistics Office (NCSO) •Social Security System (SSS) •Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) •Quezon City Hall •Quezon City Memorial Circle •St. Paul the Apostle Parish Church •Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Church •Sto. Domingo Church •Santuario de San Pedro Bautista •Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center •Ace Water Spa •La Mesa Eco Park •Kamuning Police Station
THANKS for reading and for your time. I LOOK forward to any query you may have concerning my place, where practically everything you may need, when in Manila, is within your reach.